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The Horse Market: the Seller Views and Tips by Guest Blogger Jeanine Biemond

September 16, 2014
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The Seller’s Point of View Whether you are a first time seller or run a sales barn, both can learn from these tips! Selling a horse is not easy, especially if you have not sold a horse before. You get attached emotionally to your horse, and when you have to sell him for whatever reason,…

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Review: Noble Outfitters Riley Polo and Perfect Fit Glove

September 11, 2014

One of my favorite things during summer (or in general. really) are riding shirts that BREATHE!  I live in an area with high humidity so I don’t need clothing that…

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Clinic Time with Volker Brommann by Guest Blogger Madelyn Bricken

September 10, 2014

Please take a moment and welcome newest Velvet Rider guest blogger, Madelyn Bricken!  We are thrilled to have her join our team and know you will enjoy her future posts. …

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Welcome VR Ambassador/Guest Blogger Madelyn Bricken

September 10, 2014

Please take a moment to welcome the newest addition to our team at Velvet Rider, Madelyn Bricken!  She is a 21 year-old Dressage rider, currently residing in San Antonio, Texas.…

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Spotted: Equestrian Inspired Items at TJ Maxx

September 8, 2014

If you are a TJ Maxx shopper, keep an eye out for equestrian-inspired items there.  They are showing up in apparel, accessories, and home decor.  Below are some spotted recently…

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Manfredi Equestrian Belts

September 5, 2014

Are you familiar with equestrian company Manfredi Equestrian?  If not, let me introduce you to their trendy elastic belts that are sure to please any equestrian fashionista!  I think it’s…

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The Horse Market: Buyer and Seller views, Tips, Horse Shopping in Europe by Guest Blogger Jeanine Biemond

September 3, 2014

I couldn’t be more excited about our new guest blogger and ambassador Jeanine Biemond!  She has some fabulous ideas for posts that she will be sharing with you, and you…

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Welcome VR Guest Bloggger/Ambassador Jeanine Biemond

September 3, 2014

Please take a moment to welcome the newest addition to our team at Velvet Rider, Jeanine Biemond!  Originally from The Netherlands, Jeanine now lives and works at a stable with…

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Review: Noble Outfitters Heartbreaker Tank and Over the Calf Peddies

September 2, 2014

Noble Outfitters is quickly becoming one of my favorite equestrian brands.  Their products are affordable and are made with the equestrian in mind so you can always count on them…

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Review: Ziky Boutique Dressage V-Neck Tee

August 29, 2014

Ziky Boutique exemplifies the equestrian lifestyle with clothing, gear bags & accessories for the fashion forward rider.  It has European style and quality made in the USA with customizable &…

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Giveaway: ActiveRider Six Month Membership

August 29, 2014

As we are finishing up the VR August Fitness Challenge, I am so excited to bring you the chance to win a 6 month membership to ActiveRider, a new membership…

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Review: Equine Organix Shampoo and Grooming Supplies

August 26, 2014

As most of you know already, if you have been following Velvet Rider, I love to use all natural products.  I recently discovered Equine Organix that specialize in pH-balanced Organic…

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Review: Blooddrop Horse-Inspired Perfumerie and Bath Products

August 21, 2014
Review: Blooddrop Horse-Inspired Perfumerie and Bath Products

Some of you may remember the review I did a few months ago on horse-inspired perfumes from Blooddrop Clothing & Fineries.  I love how unique this idea is of using…

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Review: OTTB Collection Tags and Halter Plate from Saucy Piaffe

August 20, 2014

As an avid OTTB lover and supporter, I am always excited to discover new ways to celebrate that special OTTB in our lives.  OTTB Collection is the brand new company…

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Anthropologie’s Equestrian Style

August 13, 2014
Anthropologie’s Equestrian Style

One of my favorite things about the ultra hip store Anthropologie is that they always have something equestrian related each season.  Plus, have you seen those driftwood horse statues in…

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Eventing Through The Alphabet by Ashley Harvey

August 6, 2014

It’s easy to categorize people. You can make a few judgments based on their personality, place them in the appropriate stereotypes, then box them away. I am very easy to stereotype.…

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Introducing OTTB Collection

July 30, 2014

I could not be MORE excited than to introduce you to OTTB Collection!  If you loved OTTB Designs, then you will be as ecstatic as I am over OTTB Collection. …

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Velvet Rider August Fitness Challenge

July 28, 2014

Some of you might remember the last fitness challenge we did was back in June of last year.  I’m not sure why it has taken me so long to come…

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Q&A With the Designer of Goode Rider

July 15, 2014

I love to bring interviews between VR and equestrian apparel designers.  It’s so much fun to get to learn a little more about these amazing artists and where they get…

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